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Being An Ally Has Made My Faith Stronger

Being An Ally Has Made My Faith Stronger

By Jill Rowe I have been a Mormon my whole life. The Gospel has been my foundation. Every decision I have made in my life has been based on the Church. Would I go on a mission? Yes. Would I get married in the temple? Yes. Did I want to have a big family? Yes. Would I be a stay-at-home mom? Yes. Would I serve in every calling I was extended? Yes. This included being involved in Prop 22 in California…

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Mothers’ Stories – Impact of the November 5th Exclusion Policy – Part 1

Mothers’ Stories – Impact of the November 5th Exclusion Policy – Part 1

The exclusion policy of November 5th 2015 rocked the world of LGBTQIA Mormons, their friends, families, and their many allies.  At the two-year anniversary, hearts are still tender and Mama Dragons are still roaring for the continued pain this policy has caused their children and communities.  While the exclusion policy has continued to impact our loved ones and our fellow Mama Dragons, each of us has taken our individual path on how to dig our talons deep to support our…

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Mothers Stories – Impact of November 5th Exclusion Policy – Part 2

Mothers Stories – Impact of November 5th Exclusion Policy – Part 2

Lost and Found By Lisa Evans Dame, Mama Dragons Board of Directors In November 2015, soon after the church announced it’s policy that children of homosexuals will not be allowed to be baptized before eighteen and that labeled all those in same-sex marriages or committed relationships as apostates,  I drove with my mother, from my home in Utah to Colorado to move my oldest daughter, Erin, out of the house that she had shared with her girlfriend, Lauren,  of three…

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